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Hole's Human Anatomy & Physiology, 9/e
David Shier, Washtenaw Community College
Ricki Lewis, The University at Albany
Jackie Butler, Grayson County Community College

Nervous System II: Divisions of the Nervous System

Chapter Overview

This chapter continues the study of the nervous system. It includes the structure and function of the central nervous system and its coverings (objectives 1-8), the structure and function of the peripheral nervous system (objectives 9-13), and the structure and function of the autonomic nervous system (objectives 14-17).

A knowledge of the component parts of the nervous system is essential to understanding the effects of injury on the body.